partnered with Bath Spa University & delivered at Engine Shed, Bristol
Game Audio BA (Hons)
Are you interested in sound design, immersive experiences, interactive theatre and non-linear television and film? Game Audio explores the fundamentals of audio practice while considering the latest technological advances and trends.
Over the three years, you’ll learn core skills that are relevant in a range of industries. You’ll test these skills through a variety of applications, including procedural audio, augmented reality, computer games and mobile apps.
Prepare for a professional career in game audio with our Game Audio course. Augmented reality, virtual reality and mixed reality are creating new challenges and opportunities in audio production. The audio professionals of the future will need to be adaptable and resilient to emergent trends and changes in this fluid landscape.
Prepare for the roles of the future. Learn to create unique products and experiences for a range of industries with our Game Audio degree.
Use game technologies to prepare for the roles of the future – in a range of industries.
Develop the creative and technical skills you need to turn your original ideas into reality.
Create unique products and experiences across a range of disciplines, from sound design to spacial audio.
As new realities develop, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Mixed Reality are bringing new challenges in audio for production, interaction and implementation. The applications for these technologies has exploded in recent years, with the continuing development and popularity of 2D and 3D computer games, animation, film, mobile apps, public art and virtual reality.
This course aims to prepare you for a professional career in game audio, by exposing you to a range of contexts and skills that will equip you to work in multiple industries. By analysing the latest technologies and approaches to game audio, you'll look to the future of games, film-making, procedural and spatial audio in a professional development environment. All this, in a city that prides itself on being a creative technology and entrepreneurial hub.
We expose you to a range of contexts and skills that will equip you to work in multiple industries including games, filmmaking and spatial audio.
HOW TO APPLY
Applicants are considered on an individual basis also taking into account any skills and experience that may not be reflected in A-level scores. The most important consideration is for applicants to have the qualities and potential to succeed in this exciting new area of study.
We accept a wide range of qualifications for entry to our undergraduate programmes. The main ones are listed below:
A-level – overall grades CCC-CDD are accepted.
BTEC – Extended Diploma – Merit, Merit, Merit (MMM) - Merit, Merit, Pass (MMP) accepted.
International Baccalaureate – a minimum of 26 points are accepted.
Access to HE courses – typical offers for applicants with Access to HE will be the Access to HE Diploma or Access to HE Certificate (60 credits, 45 of which must be Level 3, including 15 at merit or higher).
English Language Requirements for International and EU Applicants IELTS 6.0 - for visa nationals, with a minimum score of IELTS 5.5 in each element.
Year 1: £9,250
Year 2: Published Jan 2020
Year 3: Published Jan 2021
Institution B20, Course BS03